IP STARS Reviews

AG da Cunha Ferreira

AG Da Cunha Ferreira is one of the long-established IP agencies in Portugal which is highly recommended for patent and trade mark prosecution work. Managing partners Luís Miguel Neves da Cunha Ferreira and Carlos Alexandre Ferreira Magno are leaders in the firm. Dina Maria Pereira Soares heads the firm's trade mark practice; Teresa Trigueiros Crespo heads the patent department; Luis Correia de Matos leads the internet services/domain names department.  


ClarkeModet is well known in Spanish and Portuguese-speaking countries for its expertise in IP filing and prosecution work. IP lawyer Maria Cruz Garcia was appointed CEO in 2021. The key IP contacts in the firm's Portuguese office are Adriana Esteves, who specialises in patent, Ana Fidalgo, a soft IP practitioner, and trade mark director Manuel Gil.


Cuatrecasas is recommended for soft IP work, especially copyright and related rights. TMT lawyer Sónia Queiróz Vaz leads its IP department in Portugal. She is supported by associates Joana Silveira Botelho, who specialises in life sciences work, and media/IP lawyer Ana Costa Teixeira.

J Pereira da Cruz

J Pereira da Cruz is a well-established IP agency in Portugal. Firm partners Afonso Pereira da Cruz, Nuno Cruz and Filipa Pereira da Cruz are key contacts. The firm is best known for dealing with IP protection and portfolio management work. Nuno Cruz and João Pereira da Cruz are key patent contacts in the firm.

RCF Protecting Innovation

RCF Protecting Innovation is one of the most active IP agencies in Portugal for prosecution and portfolio management work. Key technical fields covered include pharmaceutical, chemistry and medical devices.

Key individuals include António Trigueiros Aragão, the CEO heading the firm. Pedro Alves Moreira and Jorge Faustino focus on patent work. The key trade mark practitioners are Patricia Rodrigues and Claudia Amorim, Elsa Canhão and Madalena Pacheco.

Simões Garcia Corte Real & Associados

IP boutique firm Simões Garcia Corte-Real & Associados, with offices in Lisbon and Porto, offers full IP services. Firm partners José Raúl Simões, António Corte-Real and João Luís Garcia are the notable lawyers in the firm for contentious IP issues. Trade mark filing and prosecution work is handled by trade mark attorneys such as Alberto Tavares Dias.